Director agriculture visits Harwan area of Srinagar
Says, transformation does not mean increasing productivity, but socio- economic transformation
Post by RK News on Friday, July 21, 2023
Srinagar, July 20: The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal on Thursday visited farms of different progressive farmers in Harwan area of Srinagar and interacted with them.
While interacting with the farmers, Director Agriculture highlighted the importance of integrated farming and said that future belongs to developed, vibrant, multi-dimensional agriculture and allied sector, and integrated farming could help this achieve.
Director Agriculture said that department is working on a strategy wherein the farmers are educated to adopt integrated approach for their farms so that they could get maximum out of it in terms of business and profit.
He assured the farmers of every possible technical support from the department whenever and wherever they need it.
Chowdhary Iqbal said that they are working for the transformation of farming sector and transformation does not mean increasing productivity, but socio-economic transformation and empowerment. "We are endeavouring to convert our farmer into an agri-preneur", he added.
Director Agriculture Kashmir was accompanied by Chief Agriculture Officer Srinagar, Manohar Lal Sharma and other senior officers of the department.